The Healing Power of Holding a GrudgeOur softy culture says we should forgive even the most heinous crimes. Sometimes it’s healthier not to.
And the Loveliest Tree in America Is …Announcing the winner of Simon Doonan’s holiday tree competition.
You’ve Gotta Have BallsThe secret to decorating a great holiday tree. Plus: Enter Slate’s tree-trimming contest!
Kate Moss and MeEncounters with the coolest girl in the world—and how we both found a home in fashion.
Keep the Candelabra Flame BurningLiberace was a daring, fabulous showman, but he’s in danger of being forgotten. Don’t let his gay legacy die!
Bring Back the AfroHow a date with Blaxsploitation queen Pam Grier kindled my nostalgia for the regal, natural, glamorous hairdo.
Oscar Shocker!Movie stars rivet the entire world by wearing stunningly conventional evening gowns.
The Culture Gabfest: “I Normally Have To Be Drunk Off My Ass To Do This” EditionSlate's podcast about Beasts of the Southern Wild, why the art world is so despicable, and Beck’s Song Reader.
Are Celebrities Qualified To Have Political Opinions?Or should they just keep their yappers shut?
Is Paddleboarding the New Soul Cycle?The fitness craze that’s—calmly, placidly, meditatively—sweeping the nation.
Monty Python’s Flying Olympic Opening CeremonyThe incredibly goofy kickoff to the London games.
An Israeli Insult Benjamin Netanyahu is risking U.S.-Israeli relations on partisan politics. It’s revolting and dangerous.
What Happened at Slate This Week? Josh Keating read about making music in the Anthropocene and journeyed into the heart of coding darkness.
House of Cards Showrunner Beau Willimon on Morality, Netflix Leaks, and Frank Underwood’s Presidency